Rodney Bickerstaffe’s tastes in music were wide and among his favourites were…
- Selaelo Selota, award-winning South African jazz musician.
- Martin Simpson, English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter.
- Billy Bragg, singer songwriter and activist
- Woody Guthrie, legendary singer an songwriter who wrote hundreds of political, folk, and children’s songs, along with ballads and improvised works.